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TIME editors and writers talk about their latest stories special reports for TIME magazine and TIME.com. The podcast includes interviews with sources like Al Gore and Bill Gates and commentary from TIME?s columnists.

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English


Episodes

Audio: Wikileaks' Julian Assange Speaks with TIME

12/1/2010
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange talks to TIME's Managing Editor Rick Stengel about the ramifications of the release of thousands of diplomatic cables.

Duration: 00:35:09


Assignment Detroit: All Good Things...

11/11/2010
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As TIME ends its yearlong look at the people, the events and the issues facing the Motor City, we look at what we've learned and talk about Detroit's outlook.

Duration: 00:11:34


Assignment Detroit: A Talk With City Council President Charles Pugh

10/15/2010
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Charles Pugh, a former television journalist-turned politician calls himself an "optimistic realist" when it comes to Detroit.

Duration: 00:12:45


Assignment Detroit: Why Greater Detroit Is So Segregated

9/30/2010
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Detroit is one of America's most segregated cities. But there is an interesting history that tells why. Sociologist Thomas Sugrue explains.

Duration: 00:10:24


Assignment Detroit: Detroit Lives, Why a Shoe Company Made a Web Film Here

9/24/2010
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http://pdl-stream.timeinc.net/time/audio/2010/detroitcast_092110_dl.mp3

Duration: 00:06:53


Assignment Detroit: Preserving Belle Isle, Motown's Gem

9/17/2010
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Mebby Pearson is a member of Friends of Belle Isle, which is dedicated to taking care of the island park. She speaks here about the challenges

Duration: 00:07:10


Assignment Detroit: School Is in, Parents are Watching

9/10/2010
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Sharlonda Buckman, executive director of the Detroit Parents Network explains what expectations are for the new school year

Duration: 00:07:16


Assignment Detroit: Understanding and Fighting HIV-AIDS

9/3/2010
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The HIV-AIDS epidemic is affecting Detroit at a time when it doesn't need new problems. But the health community is identifying the problem and is trying to find ways to prevent the spread of the disease.

Duration: 00:09:23


Assignment Detroit: Dealing With Motown's Foreclosure Tsunami

8/13/2010
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Assignment Detroit: Dealing With Motown's Foreclosure Tsunami

Duration: 00:08:23


Assignment Detroit: Will Light Rail Lay Tracks in Motown?

8/6/2010
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Plans were announced this week to build a light rail line up Detroit's main throughfare. Is this the beginning of a major system?

Duration: 00:06:42


Assignment Detroit: Downsizing Detroit, Real Talk

7/23/2010
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Has the time come for Detroit to acknowledge that it can no longer see itself as a 1 million-plus population city? Demographer Kurt Metzger says yes.

Duration: 00:05:35


Assignment Detroit: Lead Paint Remains a Problem in Homes

7/16/2010
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Most of Detroit's housing stock is aged 30 years or older, meaning lead paint is in much of it. Lyke Thompson of Wayne State University discusses its effects on children.

Duration: 00:08:34


Assignment Detroit: Could Michigan Stand to Lose a Few Pounds?

7/2/2010
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Michigan ranks 10th of most obese states in the country. Actually, it's a slight improvement, but there's more work to do

Duration: 00:05:48


Assignment Detroit: Is Detroit Becoming Hollywood Lite?

6/18/2010
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A 2008 Michigan tax credit has attracted so many major film and television productions to the Detroit area that movies may become a new industry there

Duration: 00:06:34


Assignment Detroit: Bridge Owners Balk at New Border Crossing Plan

6/11/2010
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Plans to build a new span to connect Detroit to Windsor, Ontario are moving ahead. But the owners of the Ambassador Bridge stand in opposition.

Duration: 00:06:51


Assignment Detroit: Why A New Bridge to Canada Is Needed

5/28/2010
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Amid complaints of Detroit's two border crossings not being adequate officials explain the neceessity for a third.

Duration: 00:07:39


Assignment Detroit: A Child's Death Rivets the City

5/21/2010
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Radio host Angelo Henderson and TIME's Steven Gray comment on the death of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones which caps a frustratingly bloody month for Detroit.

Duration: 00:09:02


Assignment Detroit: Urban Farming Finds A Niche

5/7/2010
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Greg Willerer and Lottie Spady are Detroiters who are determined to return farming city land to common practice in Detroit after many decades

Duration: 00:08:17


Assignment Detroit: I Am Young Detroit

4/30/2010
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Margarita Barry has used her Internet and social media skills to bring focus to Detroit's younger, progressive generation

Duration: 00:06:17